How Procurement Uses Model-Based Definition (MBD)

This article details how procurement uses Model-Based Definition (MBD) in their processes, some context for their application, and the value it delivers. The Model-Based Enterprise concept, which is the use of MBD outside engineering, is a grand one. It promises to deliver benefits to organizations across the company. However, if executives don’t properly understand how

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New MBD Supplier Readiness Study Launched

We at Lifecycle Insights are excited to announce the launch of a new study on Supplier Readiness in the adoption of Model-Based Definition (MBD). We have a full page detailing the scope, research process, background and more about the study. Just following the ‘MORE ON THE STUDY’ link to the right to get there. It

Terminology Trap: The Model Based Enterprise

Terminology. Terminology. Terminology. One of the base challenges that this industry faces is terminology. This space, software supporting engineering and development, is literally overrun with existing technology and concepts of how to use them. So when a software provider comes up with something new, something they don’t want the industry to see as merely an enhancement but

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With MBD, MBE, AR and VR, the Role of 3D Models is Changing

There’s no doubt about it: we’re living in a time of change. Model Based Definition (MBD) and Model Based Enterprise (MBE) initiatives are gaining more and more traction. More manufacturers are seriously looking at Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) as a means to improve activities throughout and beyond the development cycle. And believe it

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Supporting MBD with the Right Technology

It seems with every passing day, there is more and more interest in Model Based Definition (MBD) initiatives. Some companies are looking at it to satisfy contractual requirements especially in aerospace and defense. Some are looking at it as a means to become more efficient in engineering and simplify design management. Yet others are looking